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Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Fine Arts from China Central Academy of Fine Arts
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Kai Lun Q.

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I like to take pride in making my students feel secure and knowing and seeing the improvement they make within each session. I will be handing out a materials list prior to our lessons. Most students see a huge leap in drawing within the the first lesson! Class starts out usually with me giving a 1 hour demonstration on what I expect them to do as I cover and explain my entire process and thought and calculations that goes into drawing and painting. For the rest of the class I will be besides the student as they work giving them one on one pointers and as much help and explanation as they need in order to improve. Students start out with learning how to look and draw what they observe accurately by first working on simple geometric shapes such as spheres, cubes. We then will move on to Cast studies and after a few months of studying we will start on figures and portraits.

About Kai Lun

Hi, there! My name is Kai, and I can't wait to meet you! Spreading the joy of drawing and painting has always been a great pleasure of mines. Being trained in China's most prestigious and renowned fine arts academy, CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine ArtsI) as well as studying in Tianjin Aca

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Sergei
I had a huge coincidence by having a lesson with Kai in the Bay Area. He and I have the same point of view about learning drawing that helps me to understand his tips and instructions. It is a true pleasure to be his student, I was feeling like I’m detective who’s seeking for tips and clues and try to transfer all of that onto the paper. Also he is really good by explaining how to see simple shapes and figures in every object, how to extend an imaginary line and keep angles which did and will help me to draw more consciously. Highly recommend him anyone who wants to improve its drawing and painting skill.
Antoinette
Kai is the best art teacher I ever had, he is genuine and puts his heart and soul into making sure you learn everything there is to know to be a successful artist.
Emily
Kai is an excellent instructor and has left a tramendious mark on me as both a student and an artist. Kai may be young, but he has knowledge beyond his years through skill and ambitiously being self taught he has been commended on nationally. Kai in the fall attended FACE and was recently awarded a certificate of excellence from The Portrait Society of America. I very grateful to have worked with him and been walked through his very informative and beautiful demos. Crique from Kai is wonderful and facilitates vast and constructive improvement in skill level. Would highly recommend Kai!

Preston W.

1 Review
Belmont, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Preston W.

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I teach the fundamental basis for all representational drawing. From still life to portraits and the figure leading up to advanced genre or multi-figure pictures. I have been drawing and painting my whole life and love to teach drawing and painting to anyone who wants to learn. Visual communication skills are a foundation for many forms of problem solving skills. These skills all lead to a keen sense of awareness of ones self and environment.

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide
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Eileen M.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Individual Artist Award from The Santo Foundation
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Eileen M.

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I am a classically trainer realist oil painter with an MFA and years of experience. I have taught at several ateliers in NYC and internationally through the State Department’s Art In The Embassies programs. I break down the painting techniques of the Old Masters into easy to follow steps and cater the lessons to what the individual student is interested in pursuing. Also— I’m fun! Come paint with me!

About Eileen

Hello! I moved to Brooklyn fifteen years ago to get my MFA at Pratt Institute; I've been a professional fine artist for my entire adult life and have shown my work extensively in and around New York. I have taught traditional oil painting at local ateliers and I also teach plein air workshops in th

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Carol Dahlinger
Wow, I learned so much in one hour! Eileen is amazing.
Patrick K.
Really enjoyed my first lesson. I came away with practical knowledge that will help me make progress in this challenging medium.
Robert C.
Eileen is customizing our lessons to meet my interests and abilities. I appreciate that very much and am looking forward to future lessons.

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Sylvia L.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Awarded Flair Awards Designer of the Year from The Flair Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sylvia L.

9 Reviews
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Experienced fashion designer and illustrator of 9 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching in different mediums such as pencil, ink, paint, charcoal and mixed media. The subject of illustration can be catered to whatever the student's interest is in.

About Sylvia

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education cl

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Antoine
Sylvia was great during my first session. She was very patient and understanding being that I was new to adobe illustrator. Her step by step approach was very helpful.
William
I took my first class with Sylvia this week and she is a very good teacher. She helped me learn a new skill on first class by showing me than having me do the same tasks. She is patient, straight forward in her instructions and a clear communicator. I have signed up for 3 more classes because of my first class with her
Raphael
Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.

Kavi S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Tamil, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kavi S.

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Well equipped to teach any age/level with experience teaching in studio and a BFA degree in Illustration from Pratt Institute. As a working artist, I can share my unique relationship with visual learning and interpretation with the student.

About Kavi

I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications Design from Pratt Institute. Although I have always strived to become a fine artist, I preferred to matriculate from the design school because of its focus on communicating ideas to the audience—a skill that he believes is essential to any artwor

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Samyukta
Nuanced teaching with a lot of patience. Keeps the students engaged and challenged!
Aashray H.
Kavi has a depth of insight into color and emotion that is hard to find in an art teacher. He inspires you to find moments in between your daily life, hidden behind monotony, that you can only appreciate when you have relaxed your mind. He is the perfect guide for those who aspire to not only learn the basics, but to bring new life and freedom to painting and illustration.

John O.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $149
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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John O.

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I am a professional photographer based in Miami, FL. I have been teaching all aspects of photography, from basic skills & techniques to advanced lighting, post-processing (Lightroom & Photoshop), as well as the logistics of the business side of photography for the past 7 years.

My wife & I run a studio north of downtown, where we offer all inclusive photography services from project inception to final product.

We work all types of projects but specialize in commercial fashion, model portfolios, professional & actor headshots, advertising campaigns, product photography, and events.

Here is a link to my website for examples of my work:
www.johnolivephotographer.com

I am comfortable teaching all levels of students, from day 1 beginners to professionals who desire to improve their craft.

I look forward to helping you realize your goals in the realm of visual media.

About John

I am a working commercial photographer based in Miami. I have been teaching all aspects of photography for the past 9 years. I teach everything from basic skills & techniques to advanced lighting, post-processing (Lightroom & Photoshop), and the business side of photography for those who seek to

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Jason Gendler
John has a true knowledge and understanding of different photography and how to solve the unique issues we had. We looked through over 20 instructors on google, etc before we picked John and would highly recommend him.
Joan
He's the best! Lessons are tailored by questions asked. He is knowledgeable and flexible. I highly recommend him.

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"Megan was great . We did a "group " lesson with my 90 year old mother who has painted her whole life, but has not in the past 5 or so years along with my 7 year old daughter who loves art. A great experience for granddaughter and grandmother to bond."
Gerry
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I really love this class david is a great teacher and great t teching, he has a nice personlity and overall is just amazig :)"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"I had a great time with Joe! He was very patient and informative. He knows how to work a camera inside and out and has a great way of teaching, where you can visualize what he is saying to make learning an enjoyable experience! A+ I recommend Joe completely!"
Giovanni B.
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I have really enjoyed my drawing lessons with Kelvin! He is very detailed in his instruction and ensures that his students learn the essential skills necessary to become good drawers. He is very encouraging and honest in his feedback. I appreciate his transparency when critiquing my work. I need to hear the truth in order to get better. When I draw something that he is astounded by, I will know that I have truly earned his respect. My lessons fly by because we're having such a good time. I'm enjoying the journey."
Jasmine Powell
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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Sandy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sandy K.
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"Julie takes the time to teach new concepts and continues to challenge me. She also helps me apply and practice what I am learning. She is very knowledgable in the many areas of photography and has a lot of experience. I always enjoy my tutoring sessions with Julie!"
Dana
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Such a great teacher! Brendan knows his stuff and his artwork is awesome. I learned so much from being his student."
Mike
Took Painting lessons from Brendan L.
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"I am learning so much in just my first session. My instructor Julie is amazing, very easy to follow and has a very upbeat and positive personality. I am very much enjoying this class!"
Ashley
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Taught cartooning to my 6-year old daughter. Very patient and knowledgable."
Crystal
Took Cartooning lessons from Raymond M.
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"My daughter loves these lessons!"
Amy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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